Ewing Park Slam

IMBCS #7 Ewing Park Slam
Ewing Park
Des Moines, Iowa
Canceled
Old date: Sunday, July 17, 2016

Race Director: Nate Cline, Sakari Race Team

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Cancelation: A one-hour delay was tried. But the race had to be called off for Sunday, July 17, 2016 due to overnight rain and additional approaching storms. After exploring several options, no satisfactory solution could be found for a new date. Refunds have been processed. If you have any concerns, contact the race director.

Course Description

Course does not exceed advanced level trails. Ewing Park has moderate hills with some tight technical sections. Course will use most existing Ewing Park off-road trails and include a section of grass field. One lap will be approximately 5 miles.

Categories, Start Times, and Distances

10:00 a.m. Kids Race Kids Loop FREE
10:30 a.m. Cat 3 Novice ~6 Miles $20
10:32 a.m. Juniors ~6 Miles $15
10:35 a.m. Fat Bike ~6 Miles $20
12:00 noon Men Pro/Cat 1 ~25 Miles $30
12:02 p.m. Comp ~20 Miles $30
12:04 p.m. Women Cat 1 ~20 Miles $30
12:06 p.m. Cat 2 Sport ~14 Miles $30

Schedule subject to change. Classes may be combined and/or races shortened if conditions warrant.

Note: A one-hour delay was tried. But the race had to be called off for Sunday, July 17, 2016 due to overnight rain and additional approaching storms.

Registration and Awards

  • Online registration closes at 11:00 p.m. CDT on Friday, July 8th (10:00 p.m. MDT 7/15/16).
  • Free registration for all those 18 and under. Provided by the IBMCS Youth Entry Fee Help Fund.
  • Men’s Cat 1 purse is $500, paid 5 deep. Women’s Cat 1 purse is $200, paid 3 deep. Merchandise will be awarded in all other races.
  • Cash prizes totaling $500 for top 3 in Comp, Men Cat 2, Women Cat 2, Men Cat 3, and Women Cat 3. Provided by IMBCS title sponsor World of Wheels.
  • Held under USAC permit #2016-2362.

Additional Information

  • Registration and start/finish are located near the BMX track.
  • Free beer will be available post race for all those of legal drinking age. Provided by IMBCS sponsor Oskar Blues Brewery.

Race Flyer

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Race News

Ewing Park Slam: No Race Today

The Ewing Park Slam is called off for today. Additional storms have developed and are headed right for us. The possibility of postponing to a future date is being discussed. Here is the official word from race director, Nathan Cline: More rain on way. We have to cancel our race today! Sorry! Watch for updates on the Ewing…

Ewing Park Slam: One Hour Rain Delay

The Ewing Park Slam is delayed one hour due to rain received overnight. All races will start one hour after their previously scheduled times. Here is the official word from race director, Nathan Cline: Tacky not muddy one hour delay. Still on! If more rain we will update. Setting up to be a hero day. UPDATE (8:47 a.m.): No race…